Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will hold talks with food processing companies to share views on how the agro-processing sector can be expanded to stimulate job creation.
7 Mar 2014 06:23
The agricultural sector grew employment by 65,000 between 2009 and December last year, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.
5 Mar 2014 07:33
Controversial Department of Fisheries acting deputy director-general Desmond Stevens has been removed from his position following the bungled allocation of fishing rights.
3 Mar 2014 07:32
In just two years, the Granfield Chicken Farm Abattoir has increased its capacity from 9,000 chickens a day in 2012 to its current level of 130,000 chickens being slaughtered daily.
By Samona Naidu 3 Mar 2014 06:58
Food companies may not like the news, but a new survey by youth marketing research company Student Village has found that students view their smartphones as more important than laptops, TV or food.
By Evan Pickworth 3 Mar 2014 06:58
KwaZulu-Natal has joined Gauteng and the Western Cape in allowing liquor to be sold on Sundays, only a few months after the central government's Department of Health said it would intensify its efforts to curb alcohol abuse by banning advertising.
3 Mar 2014 06:42
Amarula has launched its new clear golden-coloured 30% ABV spirit, Gold, to coincide with the brand's 25th birthday this year. A bold, original and unexpected taste experience is promised to its consumers.
28 Feb 2014 12:26
The cost of drinking and smoking is going up again with excise duties - or so-called "sin taxes" - rising by between 2.5% and 12% on tobacco products and alcoholic beverages.
By Angus Macmillan 27 Feb 2014 16:42
South Africans can now enjoy the taste of Cape Town, wherever they may be, by joining Durbanville Hills Wines' new wine club.
26 Feb 2014 11:37
Waterkloof Estate has releases its 2010 red wine trio in its Circumstance collection. "The Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah each express the grape types from which they are made with purity and integrity and set a high benchmark," says Waterkloof winemaker Nadia Barnard.
25 Feb 2014 09:46
The size of a chicken mattered so much to a Durban customer he allegedly attacked the manager of a chicken outlet with a panga.
25 Feb 2014 08:37
Liquor group Distell has reported a 21% rise in diluted headline earnings per share from 415.8c a year ago to 503.0c for the six months to December .
24 Feb 2014 08:40
RCL Foods (RCL)‚ formerly known as Rainbow Chicken‚ on Wednesday (19 February) reported a sharp drop in its interim diluted headline earnings per share from 17,3c to just 4.7c.
20 Feb 2014 11:10
Industrial group Tiger Brands says turnover from continuing operations for the first quarter of the current financial year amounted to R7.7bn or 10% higher than the corresponding period last year.
13 Feb 2014 10:13
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